I began my tour through the Finger Lakes region of upstate New York at the University of Rochester, a small research university located in a beautiful setting near the city of Rochester. More information is available in an earlier summary of a University of Rochester representative’s presentation in my office. This small, private research university […]
SCAD The University for Creative Careers Formerly known as the Savannah College of Art and Design, SCAD offers students a full range of creative and artistic areas of study. SCAD has campuses in Savannah, Hong Kong, Atlanta, and Lacoste, France. I toured several programs and the very modern dormitories located throughout Savannah (the largest campus), […]
The Laureate International Universities sponsored a very exciting and informative tour of their design universities in Milan, Italy, and hospitality management universities in Switzerland. Our tour included counselors from all over the world, with only a few from the US, providing an excellent chance to explore worldwide options for students. While many in the US […]
Texas Visits Several excellent college and university counselor tours were offered prior to the IECA (Independent Educational Consultants Association) conference in Dallas, Texas. Trinity University Our first stop was San Antonio, where we spent the day touring Trinity University, meeting faculty, and interacting with a student panel. My recent summary of our regional representative’s […]
The IECA Conference in San Diego included visits to both the University of San Diego (USD) and the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). These tours and updates from admissions counselors were invaluable. The conference sessions provided the opportunity to hear updates from admissions deans at many Southern California colleges and universities. Topics from sessions […]
It pays to do a search on each of your college websites to determine if there are scholarships that require individual applications or have early deadlines. While most merit scholarships are assigned based on a student’s college application and require no additional application, there are a few that are specific to a particular area of […]
Jed Applerouth will be hosting a webinar from 9am-12pm PST on Tuesday, September 23rd: “Declawing Test-Anxiety.” Here’s a quick description of the event: Anxiety hits us all at some point in our lives; however, for many aspiring college students, high-stakes testing brings anxiety levels to new heights and test performance to new lows. But there […]
Attention Students! Now is the time to make sure you add your name to contact list for the colleges on your list. Many colleges and universities have scheduled events in the Seattle area and it is important to try to attend and learn more. One way to learn about these events is to check the […]
I recently was invited to attend a counselor lunch hosted by eleven colleges from around the country. The admissions representatives for these institutions are based in the Northwest and provide support for students interested in applying. I have included some key updates from each institution. Dominican University of California Located on 80 acres in the […]
Here are some terrific tips on how to make the most of summer, but I would add some time to relax! Quest University Scholars Program at this beautiful campus near Whistler, BC. Several offerings at the Western Washington University campus A few offerings are still open at the University of Washington Cornish College of the […]
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